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Big Bank Hank, Pioneering Sugarhill Gang Rapper, Dies Aged 58


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Big Bank Hank, a founding member of the pioneering rap outfit Sugarhill Gang, has died from cancer aged 58. The group's manager David Mallie and other members Wonder Mike and Master Gee confirmed the rapper's death to Rolling Stone, confirming that Hank passed away on Tuesday (November 11, 2014).

Big Bank HankThe Sugarhill Gang at the VH1 Hip Hop Honours in 2008

Born Henry Jackson, Hank was the most prominent voice on the group's classic single Rapper's Delight.

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Dan Marino, John Footy Kross, Sugarhill Gang and Grandmaster Flash - 14th Annual Footys Bubbles And Bones Gala at Westin Diplomat at Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa - Hollywood, Florida, United States - Saturday 25th October 2014

Dan Marino, John Footy Kross, Sugarhill Gang and Grandmaster Flash
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Dan Marino, Mark Levinson and Jason Taylor
Dan Marino, Mark Levinson, Jason Taylor and John Footy Kross
Dan Marino, Champ Droste and John Footy Kross
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Sandra Bullock Knows All The Words To Sugarhill Gang's 'Rapper's Delight', And We’ve Got Proof!


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Is there anything Sandra Bullock can’t do? As Dr. Ryan Stone, she didn’t actually go into space, but if her and George Clooney’s filming testimonies are anything to go by, it was of the most gruelling movies they’ve ever made.

Sandra BullockSandra Bullock in Gravity

But adopting hundreds of different roles isn’t her only talent; she’s got a serious amount of swagger, as was evidenced by her appearance on Jonathan Ross to promote Gravity, in which she gave a word-for-word rendition of the to Sugarhill Gang's 'Rapper's Delight'.

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The Sugarhill Gang and VH1 Thursday 2nd October 2008 2008 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at the Hammerstein Ballroom - Arrivals New York City, USA

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